Lee, NH – The final week of racing in the 2013 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track championship season went into the record books at Lee USA Speedway on Friday night, with Tommy Tombarello, Jr. wrapping up the season title in the track’s headline division, the Benson Lumber and Hardware Small Block Supermodifieds.
It was “Back to School” Night at Lee USA Speedway on Friday, with dozens of school kids getting to ride with their favorite race drivers around “New Hampshire’s Center of Speed” prior to the beginning of the night’s racing action.
With the championship season quickly winding down, all of Lee’s weekly divisions were in action, with second place points man Mike Netishen scoring his third win of the 2013 campaign in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Small Block Supermodified 30-lap Benson Lumber and hardware-sponsored main event. Continue reading
Lee, NH – The main event at Lee USA Speedway last Friday night was the annual Lance Davis Memorial, a 50-lap Late Model Sportsman race held in honor of the popular driver whose sudden passing shocked and saddened the Lee USA community in the summer of 2003.
The Davis family was on hand to present the top ten finishers with trophies commemorating the event, and it was once again Grant Aither taking home the biggest one after a convincing victory in the extra-distance affair for the Prime Storage and Warehouse-sponsored LMS division.
Lance Davis Memorial race for the Late Model Sportsman division will use the
Lee USA Late Model Sportsman rules with the following exceptions:
Teams may purchase up to 4 tires for this race. This will protect weekly teams from the “first night” inventory teams.
The tires purchased Friday night for the Lance Davis Memorial are required to be used to qualify AND start the feature.
If a tire is changed it must come off the track as a flat and be verified by a Lee Tech official.
Handicapping will be the same rules as a standard NASCAR Weekly Racing show.
Window #10 will be open at 3PM for Late Model Sportsman only to buy tires. The rest of the track will open at 4PM
Lee, NH – Former Lee USA Speedway Late Model and NASCAR New England Regional champion Ricky Wolf, Jr. collected his second win of the 2013 season after an impressive run in the Benson Lumber and Hardware sponsored 30-lap feature event for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Small Block Supermodifieds at Lee USA Speedway on Friday night.
Once again inclement weather forced the cancelation of the racing program last Friday night at the Lee USA Speedway. This time it claimed the most prestigious event of the season; the 13th Annual Ollie Silva Classic for the ISMA Supermodifieds. Fans and competitors were extremely disappointed but continuous drenching rain made it impossible to run the event. Currently ISMA and the Lee USA Speedway are exploring possible alternate dates and more information will be forthcoming in the next few days. Continue reading
Each year the Lee USA Speedway honors the legacy of perhaps the greatest super modified drivers of all times, the great Ollie Siva. This Friday night August 9 Lee USA and Haffner’s Oil and Gasoline present the 13th Annual Ollie Silva Memorial Mid-Summer Classic for the big block ISMA supermodifieds. For over 80 years Haffner’s has distributed the “Best quality petroleum products at the lowest prices” throughout the Merrimack Valley. Currently Haffner’s has 18 convenient locations to serve you.
Ollie Silva was a towering figure in the early days of super modified racing. In his black “Big O,” the Haverhill, MA driver dominated Pines and Hudson Speedways in the early 1960’s and later NESMRA action at Lee and Star speedways. On the road with NESMRA, he won races at tracks from Nova Scotia to Florida, and even as far away as California. He was an inspiration to an entire generation of local racing enthusiasts. He also was a force in early area modified action. At Star speedway, he often would emerge victorious in both feature events on the same night to the applause of his legions of fans. Continue reading